- An aide to the speaker of the House of Representatives on special duties, Usman Bawa, expresses his appreciation to the APC for support during his stay with the party
- He does not mention the new party he will be joining after he leaves APC
- The just concluded governorship election in Ekiti state has been condemned by a coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations
The special adviser to the speaker of the House of Representatives on special duties, Usman Bawa, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Premium Times reports that Bawa's resignation was contained in a letter dated July 14, to the APC chairman in his local government.
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"I write to convey my decision to resign as a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) following consultations with my teaming supporters.
“The decision has become imperative to enable me pursue other course of life. I seize this opportunity to express my appreciation to the executives and members of APC for their support during my stint with the party,” the letter read in part.
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The aide to Yakubu Dogara, however, did not mention the new party he will be joining.
Turaki Hassan, spokesperson to the speaker said Bawa is still an aide to Dogara.
Meanwhile, a coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations that claimed to have monitored last governorship election in Ekiti state condemned the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
According to Sahara Reporters, the coalition expressed dissatisfaction over the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
INEC had announced Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives APC, as the winner of the election.
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